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commit cd4a194063323227a8f745ec9d32657b5016602a
parent 99c9031b8964a7e8fb4c517736c331a8db82eacc
Author: Luke Smith <luke@lukesmith.xyz>
Date:   Sat,  2 Feb 2019 11:10:43 -0500

readme updates

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MREADME.md | 18++++++------------
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README.md b/README.md @@ -33,19 +33,15 @@ make sudo make install ``` -Obviously, `make` is required to build. `fontconfig` is required for the -default build, since it asks `fontconfig` for your system monospace font. It -might be obvious, but `libX11` and `libXft` are required as well. Chances are, -you have all of this installed already. +Obviously, `make` is required to build. `fontconfig` is required for the default build, since it asks `fontconfig` for your system monospace font. It might be obvious, but `libX11` and `libXft` are required as well. Chances are, you have all of this installed already. -On OpenBSD, be sure to edit `config.mk` first and remove `-lrt` from the -`$LIBS` before compiling. +On OpenBSD, be sure to edit `config.mk` first and remove `-lrt` from the `$LIBS` before compiling. + +Be sure to have a composite manager (`xcompmgr`, `compton`, etc.) running if you want transparency. ## How to configure dynamically with Xresources -For many key variables, this build of `st` will look for X settings set in -either `~/.Xdefaults` or `~/.Xresources`. You must run `xrdb` on one of these -files to load the settings. +For many key variables, this build of `st` will look for X settings set in either `~/.Xdefaults` or `~/.Xresources`. You must run `xrdb` on one of these files to load the settings. For example, you can define your desired fonts, transparency or colors: @@ -67,9 +63,7 @@ To be clear about the color settings: - If there are Xresources colors defined, those will take priority. - But if `wal` has run in your session, its colors will take priority. -Note that when you run `wal`, it will negate the transparency of existing -windows, but new windows will continue with the previously defined -transparency. +Note that when you run `wal`, it will negate the transparency of existing windows, but new windows will continue with the previously defined transparency. ## Contact